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CASE STUDIES

13/09/2019
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Application Focus: Critical Infrastructure

Raytec are the lighting experts for Critical Infrastructure supplying both our security and hazardous products. These sites are essential for the functions of everyday life, so it is highly important they are kept secure. Also, due to the high-risk nature of some of these sites, our hazardous range plays an important role as our products can withstand harsh environments. An example of this application would be civil nuclear sites. Our products provide a complete solution: Subject matter experts as Raytec have worked across various critical Infrastructure sites, a large one... Read More

12/09/2019
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VARIO2 Used to Monitor Insect Flight Patterns

Raytec’s IR illuminators have been installed across several universities in and around Germany, providing the perfect the solution for a research project monitoring the flight patterns of insects. The Challenge For Noldus Information Technology, who develop and deliver innovative solutions for the analysis of animal behaviour, this particular project involved conducting research into the orientation and the flight patterns of insects. With the insects’ body and wings reflecting Infra-Red, a polycarbonate tracking chamber was designed consisting of black Infra-Red absorbing walls. Combining this with an IR illumination system would allow... Read More

15/04/2019
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Application Focus: The Cannabis Industry

Raytec has over 40 years of experience in the lighting industry, supplying LEDs across a wide range of diverse applications. One of these applications is the legal cannabis industry. As attitudes around the world are changing towards the use of cannabis, LEDs have a major part to play in not just the growing process, but also the security of the growing facilities. As the cannabis industry has strict regulations, security is vital in the licensing process. Raytec’s knowledge of these security requirements lends an advantage over other manufacturers who are... Read More

29/03/2019
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Something Fishy: Raytec Protect Marine Species in California

Raytec’s IR illuminators have been installed across several beaches in Southern California. High quality, even illumination, has provided the client with 24-hour video surveillance, and enabled them to begin monitor the spawning of a unique marine species.                Aliso Beach, Laguna The Challenge For SCP Electrical, the local electrical contractor working on the project, the main challenge was to obtain high quality night-time images, over a wide area, and long distances. With little ambient lighting available, cameras needed additional IR illumination to provide quality... Read More

22/02/2019
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RAYMAX and RAYLUX Travel to New Heights

Raytec White-Light and Infra-Red LED illuminators have been used to help monitor blade erosion and identify maintenance requirements at a windfarm in the Austrian Alps. The Alps are a major mountain range in Europe and Austria accounts for a large portion of the area, covering spectacular geographical features such as lakes and glaciers. The shear height of these mountains and the speed of the winds which blow across them, make this portion of the Alps particularly suitable for wind turbines. However, blade erosion is a common problem with wind turbines.... Read More

17/12/2018
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Hybrid Provides the Perfect Lighting Solution for Lebanon Palace

Raytec Hybrid IP PoE illuminators have been installed to protect a residential palace in Lebanon. The palace located in the Lebanese mountains outside Beirut, lies at an altitude of 1,650 meters above sea level. The ornate design and treasured contents of the palace meant the client wanted an advanced security solution for the premises to protect both indoor and outdoor areas. The client approached local security company, Security Engineering, who specialise in complex integration between various systems, to provide an effective solution for their property.  What Were the Requirements? The client wanted to achieve... Read More

03/12/2018
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Application Focus: Sleep Labs

Raytec are the lighting experts for Sleep Labs with over 25 years of experience. In this unfamiliar environment, the CCTV system needs to capture outstanding video surveillance without comprising the comfort of the patient. Raytec’s range of Infra-Red illuminators provide the perfect solution: Available in both covert and semi- covert, Raytec IR provides a powerful yet discrete solution. The units also put flexibility and simplicity at the forefront for commissioning, installation and operation. Control your illuminator either by remote or through IP and integrate with other devices for a complete... Read More

01/09/2017
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Raytec IP Lighting Combats Crime at Historic Manor House

Raytec Network Illuminators have been deployed as a key element of a bespoke IP security solution for a Grade II listed Manor House in Shropshire, UK to deliver outstanding night time surveillance images and actively combat crime. Previously a target of crime, the estate had no professional CCTV system, relying only on halogen lighting with inbuilt PIR detectors. The security team needed a solution which would allow 24/7 monitoring over the property, particularly at night, with the ability to respond instantly to any security breaches. SMC, leaders in electronic system... Read More

15/08/2017

Raytec Goes On Safari

Raytec VARIO2 illuminators have been installed in the greater Kruger National Park in South Africa to capture amazing footage of some rather large and wild animals. Raytec illuminators have been used in some of the most challenging and exciting environments globally, everywhere from the Arctic Circle to the jungles of Borneo, and when specialist wildlife film makers WildEarth were looking for a solution for their live night time filming needs they turned to Raytec for support. In the film and TV industry where picture quality is everything, outstanding illumination was... Read More

17/01/2017

Raytec Transforms Security for the National Bank of Romania

Raytec LED lighting has transformed security at a multi-site installation for the National Bank of Romania. As part of a large upgrade to an IP surveillance system, both Infra-Red and White-Light solutions were deployed to deliver a huge improvement to surveillance image quality at night, and to create a safer, more effective working environment. Security at the bank is strict, especially at the headquarters. The perimeter and access corridors are monitored by the bank’s camera system 24/7, but previously they were much more vulnerable during the hours of darkness. The... Read More